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Jay Tolsma, CPA

Senior Partner

Mitchell Office

1820 N Sanborn Blvd, PO Box 249
Mitchell, SD 57301

Phone: 605-996-7717
Fax: 605-996-4091

Cell: 605.999.7722

  • Assurance Services

  • Peer Review

  • Business Planning, Reporting and Taxation

  • Financial Reporting Systems Design and Review

  • State & Local Government

  • Non-Profits

  • Manufacturing


As Senior Partner, Jay Tolsma is our technical leader.  He provides technical and quality support to our entire firm, while providing clients a broad spectrum of services in a host of different industries.  In Jay's more than 30 year public accounting career he has helped hundreds of business owners reach their goals.


B.A., Business Administration, Accounting – Northwestern College, Orange City, IA

Certifications and Licensures

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

"It has been my passion for years."

I love to coach basketball because you must use the strengths of individuals to build the strongest teams. You learn to overcome hardships and difficulties each and every day to become stronger in the future. You also realize when you have a commitment to excellence and developing your individual skills, you can maximize your potential and that of the team. I enjoy working with different personalities and try to understand what motivates them to help maximize their success. As a CPA, it is no different, it has been my passion for years to take those skills in coaching to help my clients and my colleagues to become better versions of themselves in the future. 



  • South Dakota Certified Public Accountants (SDCPA), former President and Board Member

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), former AICPA Council Representative

  • SD Board of Accountancy, Member

  • NASBA – Peer Review Compliance Committee Member

  • Avera Queen Peace – Vice Chair of Board

  • Former Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Mitchell Christian School

  • Former President and Board Member – Mitchell Area Charitable Foundation, Avera Queen of PeaceFoundation and Mitchell Christian Education Association

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